Metals Sunday 17 February 2019
4 February 2019

BMRA appoints James Kelly as chief executive

The Board of the British Metals Association (BMRA) has announced the appointment of James Kelly as its new chief executive with immediate effect. Mr Kelly joins the BMRA from the British Security Industry Association where he ...


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14 February 2019

Concerns raised over DRS impact


Concerns over the potential impacts of a deposit return system (DRS) in the UK emerged at the Resources and Waste Strategy Unwrapped conference in London yesterday (13 February). Sentiment from some in the audience and on a panel ...

5 February 2019

EMR aiming to be ‘global leader’ in sustainability


Metal recycling business, EMR, has a new vision to become the global leader in the provision of sustainable materials, building on the company’s success to date. Steve Eminton finds out more from Andrew Brady, EMR's UK chief executive. ...

1 February 2019

Metals recycling news round-up


With news on: BMRA celebrates 100 years in scrap; Kent firm invests in metals shear; S Norton director Roger Morton to step down. BMRA celebrates 100 years in scrap

21 January 2019

EMR fined £300,000 by competitions authority


European Metals Recycling (EMR) has been ordered to pay penalties totalling £300,000 by the Competitions and Markets Authority for failing to comply with an enforcement order regarding a 2017 acquisition. The Competition and ...

13 December 2018

Ward hits Immingham metal export milestone


Derbyshire-based recycling business Ward Recycling has exported over 50,000 tonnes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals from its dedicated deep sea dock at Immingham, seven months after it opened. The business which recycles ...

29 November 2018

‘Disappointment’ over waste crime measures


Two trade associations have expressed disappointment over Defra’s proposed actions on waste crime, announced this week. The actions come after Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) consulted on a ...

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EMR opens metals recycling site in Ashford


Metal recycling company EMR has opened a new metals recycling site in Ashford, Kent. The new purpose-built facility, based on Brunswick Road, was officially opened earlier this month by the Mayor of Ashford, Councillor Mrs Jessamy...

19 November 2018

‘Accidental death’ verdict over Nechells wall collapse


Five men were accidentally crushed to death after the "foreseeable risk" of a wall collapse in the area they were working was not identified, an inquest jury concluded on 16 November. The 11-strong panel found the...

15 November 2018

WasteCare looks to 2019 opening of battery plant


Recycling firm WasteCare has said that trials of a pilot recycling plant for portable batteries have proved a success and a larger plant is set to open in the New Year. The company has been recycling portable batteries through...

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